Hurricanes and oil don’t mix... Nearly every hurricane in recent memory has caused some type of oil spillage. Does it make any sense to put rigs near Florida, a major "Hurricane Zone"?Don't we have enough to worry about when we get struck by a storm?  Case in point…Hurricane Katrina slammed into Louisiana and Mississippi in 2005, destroying 115 oil platforms, significantly damaging 52 more and setting adrift 19. More than 7 million gallons of petroleum products spilled, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. When you consider the onshore spills into that estimate, then the combined total spillage is over 9…
Drilling for oil off the coast of Florida is like buying eight track tapes in an iPad world.It is outdated.Our current renewable energy options are now advanced, sophisticated, clean, coming down in price, and safe.Over the next series of blog posts, I'll be reviewing four serious arguments to be made against drilling for oil off of Florida's Gulf Coast - they are sand, hurricanes, the bell curve, and tragic accidents. To begin.... Sand Florida’s number one economic asset is its beaches… Some of which have the finest, whitest sand and shells in the world. The beaches attract tourists who spend billions of…
Fafco Solar, Cape Coral’s solar energy solutions company, will be holding an open house to celebrate Earth Day on April 19 - 23, 2010 from 9:00…
Wednesday, 07 April 2010 14:11

How Do I Power My Home From the Sun?

As renewable and solar energy continue to gain global awareness one of the most common questions people have is:"How Do I Power My Home From the Sun?"The answer is with a Solar Electric Photovoltaic System.Solar Electric Photovoltaic Systems, sometimes referred to as PV Systems, have many benefits: Reduce your electric bill. Take advantage of tax benefits and rebates. Help our country become less dependent on fossil fuels. And - Watch your meter spin backward (we never get tired of this!) Be sure to learn all about Solar Electric Photovoltaic Systems on our Web Site, and visit our Learn More section to see the common questions people…

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